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Paula Patton Biography

Birth Name:
Paula Maxine Patton
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • Met future husband, Robin Thicke, in high school, where they began dating
  • Chosen along with three other teens to participate in the PBS series The Ride
  • The show tracked the documentary film process of the four young filmmakers
  • Was a production assistant on The Howie Mandel Show and did production work on the Discovery Health Channel series Medical Diary
  • Posed for the cover of her husband's 2003 debut album, A Beautiful World, and has appeared in some of his music videos including "Lost Without U
  • " Played Mandy in the 2005 comedy Hitch; it was her film debut
  • Named in 2007 as one of People Magazine's 100 Most Beautiful People
  • Received an NAACP Image Award nomination for her role in the 2009 motion picture Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire
  • Queen Latifah planned and hosted her baby shower in 2010


  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2006Black Reel Awards-Best Breakthrough Performance: nominated